Definition of eyeshade in English:


Syllabification: eye·shade
Pronunciation: /ˈīˌSHād


  • A translucent visor used to protect the eyes from strong light.
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    • He never wore a patch, as is popularly supposed, but after 1801 he did wear a green eyeshade over his forehead to protect the good eye from glare.
    • After finding Hansen in the Harvard library wearing green eyeshades, Turgeon spoke with him for about a half-hour and was convinced to stay with economics and pursue a graduate degree.
    • The phrase conjured up the image of a hive of busy accountants in green eyeshades, scouring the tax code for hidden exemptions.

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